Dr. Jennifer Hunter is the senior instructional designer for Southern Utah University and adjuncts in online education. She assists in the development of the university’s online learning strategy, including research and development, essential learning outcomes, faculty development and outreach.
Dr. Hunter’s main scholarly work is in e-learning, including instructional design, development and delivery, and professional development. Her areas of interest are authentic assessment, e-learning/e-training, instructional technology, interactivity and high-quality online course delivery. Dr. Hunter is currently working towards publishing her work and is co-authoring a book in e-learning and instructional delivery.
Dr. Hunter earned a bachelor of science in business administration and a master of business administration from Southern Utah University and a Ph.D. of philosophy in education from Northcentral University of Phoenix.
Industry Expertise (4)
Areas of Expertise (7)
Senator of the Year (professional)
Classified Staff Distinguished Service (professional)
Southern Utah University, 2009
First Place in Human Resources (personal)
DEX Competition, 2010
Northcentral University: Ph.D., Education
Southern Utah University: M.B.A., Business
Southern Utah University: B.A., Business Administration
- Association for Educational Communication and Technology
- Quality Matters
- United Tribes Technical College
Media Appearances (2)
Meet the SUU Women's Network
SUU Blog online
This spring, the Southern Utah University Women’s Network (SUUWN) is continuing its initiative to promote education and professional development through a variety of events, panels, and conversations. As an affiliate of the Utah Women in Higher Education Network (UWHEN), SUUWN provides opportunities for professional support among all women on SUU's campus, celebrating success, perpetuating laudable campus traditions, and advocating for the institutions' female employees concerning issues relevant to their campus experience, professional development and satisfaction as a members of this community.
Critical Conversations: Women Empowering Women
SUU News online
Jennifer Hunter, the president of the SUUWN, led the conversation. Each year the network has something they focus on, this year’s central focus is professional development.
Critical conversations are collaborative discussions where advice is given and ideas are discussed to help women develop themselves. This conversation consisted of the presentation of several articles for attendees to review and then a guided discussion.
EDUC 3200 Educational Psychology
Educational Psychology is designed to give teachers knowledge of the relationship which exists between psychology, students, and the world of teaching and learning. The course explores concepts pertaining to learning modalities along with multi-cultural and gender-based learning theories. Participants will learn about the nature of learning, human growth and development, and how the brain processes information.
EDUC 6440 Creativity in Education
Exploration of theories, research, and strategies concerning creativity and their application to personal creativity and to improvement of classroom practice.